Why is Conscientiousness negatively correlated with intelligence

@article{Moutafi2004WhyIC,
  title={Why is Conscientiousness negatively correlated with intelligence},
  author={J. Moutafi and A. Furnham and L. Paltiel},
  journal={Personality and Individual Differences},
  year={2004},
  volume={37},
  pages={1013-1022}
}
The aim of the present study was to investigate the nature of the negative relationship which has been observed between the trait of Conscientiousness and intelligence, using different measures of both variables (Furnham, Chamorro-Premuzic, & Moutafi, under review; Moutafi, Furnham, & Crump, 2003; Moutafi, Furnham, & Paltiel, under review). A total of 201 participants completed the Fifteen Factor Questionnaire (15FQ) and the General Reasoning Test Battery (GRT1), which included both measures of… Expand

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